There are so many countries to visit and projects to get involved in, it's no wonder the idea of booking a career break can seem so appealing. However, you may be worried about how taking an extended period out of employment could affect your job prospects.
Thoughts of tropical islands, adventurous treks and unforgettable experiences might be tempting you towards having a career break. However, it isn't as easy as hopping on a plane and exploring the world; here are just some of the most important things to consider if you're heading abroad.
Bespoke travel company, Black Tomato, have announced the launch of Epic Tomato - a new travel programme offering challenging and rare expeditions to the unexplored edges of the world. Ideal for those on a luxury, each trip is created from scratch and led by a team of Epic Tomato experts.
Many professionals taking a career break in their 50s are keen to give something back, and for this reason, Saga offers Volunteer Travel opportunities, which allow you to make a noticeable difference to a community in need.